Our organization is continuing to provide the best services possible to our families and community amid the conronavirus Covid 19 pandemic. This resource was created to give employees vital information and tools to provide self-care in order to be at our best in service to our families and community.

"No one can get inner peace by pouncing on it. " – Harry Emerson Fosdick

"Lighten up on yourself. No one is perfect. Gently accept your humanness. " – Deborah Day

"Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer. " – William S. Burroughs

"Nothing external to you has any power over you. " – Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Nourishing yourself in a way that helps you blossom in the direction you want to go is attainable, and you are worth the effort. " – Deborah Day

"Self-compassion is simply giving the same kindness to ourselves that we would give to others. " – Christopher Germer

"The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another. " – William James

"Self-compassion is simply giving the same kindness to ourselves that we would give to others. " – Christopher Germer

"To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don't need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself. " – Thich Nhat Hanh

"We are each gifted in a unique and important way. It is our privilege and our adventure to discover our own special light. " – Mary Dunbar

Self-Care & Wellness Support Request

Complete the form below for assistance with navigating available support for self-care. Privacy and discretion is observed with this service.

Outbreaks can be stressful

The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger.

Stress during an infectious disease outbreak can include

  • Fear and worry about your own health and the health of your loved ones
  • Changes in sleep or eating patterns
  • Difficulty sleeping or concentrating
  • Worsening of chronic health problems
  • Worsening of mental health conditions
  • Increased use of alcoholtobacco, or other drugs

Take care of yourself and your community

Taking care of yourself, your friends, and your family can help you cope with stress. Helping others cope with their stress can also make your community stronger.

Ways to cope with stress

Need help? Know someone who does?

If you, or someone you care about, are feeling overwhelmed with emotions like sadness, depression, or anxiety, or feel like you want to harm yourself or others

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